Draw results in for FIBA Asia Cup 2017
BEIRUT, Lebanon (FIBA Asia Cup 2017) - The Official Draw Ceremony of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 took place at Le Royal Hotel Dbayeh, Lebanon on Tuesday.
Here are the results of the draw:
The FIBA Asia Cup 2017 will take place in Lebanon from 8-20 August, and it will be the first ever Asia-Oceania joint continental Championship where 16 teams, including Oceanian powerhouses Australia and New Zealand, will battle for top honours in Asia.
The Group Stage of the tournament will be played in a round robin format, with the sixteen (16) teams divided into four (4) groups of four (4) teams. Every team will take on its three (3) opponents in its respective group.
The top three (3) teams from each group will then advance to the Second Phase where they will be they be divided into two groups (E & F).
The tournament will be played in a knockout format from the Quarter-Finals onwards (Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Final).
FIBA (fiba.com) - the world governing body for basketball - is an independent association formed by 213 National Basketball Federations throughout the world. It is recognised as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).